Emil Guillermo - Higher Education
Emil Guillermo
Emil Guillermo is a print and broadcast journalist, commentator and humorist. His column, "Emil Amok," appeared for more than 14 years in AsianWeek at one time, and now appears on the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund site.  As a former host of NPR's "All Things Considered" he was the first Asian American male, and first Filipino American, to host a regularly scheduled national news broadcast. He is the author of Amok: Essays from an Asian American Perspective -- a compilation of essays originally published in Asian Week—that won an American Book Award in 2000. Emil Guillermo writes on issues of race, culture and politics for the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (www.aaldef.org/blog)

Perversity and Diversity—Does Higher Ed Have a Role in a New Kind of Sex Education??

by | November 14, 2017
The bad stories that bring shame, we usually keep to ourselves. It’s a sign of a real change [...] Read more

Finally a Greek Ban—But Just at FSU? Why Not Permanently for All Campuses?

by | November 7, 2017
There’s way too much death lately in American society. After the terrorism incident in New Yo [...] Read more

Air Force Academy Head Shows What Real Leadership on Race Looks Like

by | October 1, 2017
The nation, especially our commander-in-chief, just got a lesson on how to talk about race and [...] Read more

Napolitano Welcomes Other Schools and Universities to Join DACA Lawsuit

by | September 11, 2017
As the head of the Department of Homeland Security in the Obama administration, UC President Ja [...] Read more

Sex and Higher Ed? Pitino’s Light Punishment Says It All

by | June 15, 2017
The NCAA Committee on Infractions just showed how its moral compass sort of points the right wa [...] Read more

Emil Guillermo: ‘Almost Christmas’ Almost an Antidote for the Election of Trump

by | November 13, 2016
On the Friday after the most shocking election in recent history, I elected to shut off the new [...] Read more

After 20-plus AAJA Conferences, Achieving Diversity in Media No Different Now, Maybe Even Harder

by | August 14, 2016
In education, in the media, we fight the same battles. It boils down to the basics: How do we g [...] Read more

After Brexit Vote and the DACA Block: Can We Really Reverse Diversity?

by | June 27, 2016
On the week of the disappointing coincidence of the Brexit vote and the Supreme Court decision [...] Read more

Emil Guillermo: If Larry Wilmore Can’t Say the N-word Who Can?

by | May 1, 2016
If Larry Wilmore Can't Say the N-word Who Can? [...] Read more

NCAA Board Must Reject Satellite Camp Ban

by | April 17, 2016
Satellite camp? Sounds like something high tech, space station kind of stuff.  Practically STE [...] Read more

Is it Time for a New NCAA?

by | April 3, 2016
When the favorite in the finals of the NCAA championship basketball tournament is currently und [...] Read more

Fight for the Diversity Vote Intensifies as Week’s Primaries Focus on Michigan and Mississippi

by | March 7, 2016
Late last week, Def Jam entrepreneur Russell Simmons announced he was supporting Hillary Clinto [...] Read more

Demarcus Cousins Cries Foul and We All Lose

by | February 7, 2016
Monday, February 8, is the start of the Lunar New Year and, for Asian Americans of Chinese desc [...] Read more

The Exploitation of College Sports

by | January 10, 2016
Big-time college sports perpetuate a deeper racism, says sports agent. [...] Read more

Tragedy in Paris

by | November 15, 2015
An American Global tragedy: Nohemi Gonzalez was an example of diversity in higher ed at its bes [...] Read more